General Manager (Petrochemical)

This search procedure has been closed (04-10-2016).
Min. € 150.000 fixed + bonus
Saudi Arabia
Avon Arrow

The organisation

Our client is a joint venture of two international companies, one a Dutch leading innovative service provider for integrated logistics, the other a world-wide operating Saudi business in transport and logistics. With their combined strengths they provide value-added supply chain and logistic services to clients in the polymer and petrochemical industry.

They are chosen to be the partner for full integrated logistics, supply chain and warehousing services for the biggest world-scale integrated chemical complex in Jubail Industrial City. This complex represents the world largest petrochemical facility ever built.

The contract covers all in plant logistics and handling of raw material and the finished product and has a wide-range scope starting from pre-commissioning and commissioning, packaging and drumming, warehousing, raw material management, container handling, internal transport and maintenance of all equipment.

The position

We are looking for an experienced senior manager, someone with a "leadership, innovative and hands-on" attitude, who will overlook the full business, operational and people management (about 600 FTE) operations. 

Tasks and responsibilities

  • Developing organisational and business strategy including marketing, business operations, business development and projects
  • Coordinate internal activities and outsourced activities to other companies within the group to ensure achievement of respective sales targets and business plans
  • Enhance the reputation and relationship of the company with key customers and accounts in order to further advance the division’s business interests
  • Responsible to manage and motivate the operations, projects and other personnel in order to synergise their efforts to the achievement of the division’s targets and goals

Candidate Profile

  • Master degree, a degree in Engineering with Logistics Management and MBA is preferred
  • 8 – 10 years experienced in upper senior management of a reputed organization in the Petro Chemical activity & logistics/warehousing/transportation business, of which a minimum of ¾ years with profit centre responsibility
  • Deep understanding of client logistic processes in petro-chemical industry
  • High level of experience in strategy and financial planning
  • Experienced in process improvement and quality management
  • Decision making and problem solving skills
  • Negotiation and influencing skills, ability to perform in a multi-cultural arena
  • Skilled in team management, performance management, staffing
  • Working experience in Saudi Arabia region is a plus
  • Willingness to (re-)locate to Saudi Arabia (assistance in moving and accommodation provided)
  • High level of proficiency in English, additional plus would be knowledge of Arabic


You are invited to apply for this position by using the form below. For additional information please contact one of the Avon Arrow consultants, Mr. Roel Carati, at +31 (0)20 65 99 666 (office) or at +31 (0)6 22 95 73 60 (mobile).

During a strictly confidential first meeting you will be extensively informed about our client, the position and procedure.

This search procedure has been closed (04-10-2016).

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